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OBP offers access to valuable resources, discounts, and relationships that help you save money and market your products and services. Joining OBP can boost sales and significantly improve your business' visibility and credibility.

OBP offers businesses the opportunity to gain access to group savings on the products and services they use and become better connected with the markets they serve and the resources they need to serve them.

Whether you are a business with no employees or have hundreds of employees, you can enjoy an exceptional return on investment by leveraging OBP's marketing, savings, advocacy, and networking benefits.  OBP helps businesses Connect, Grow, and Thrive.


You deserve recognition for helping to make our region a prosperous place.  As a community benefactor, we know you want to help the region attract and retain talent, build a robust workforce, and drive a growing economy.Stakeholders receive all the services and benefits of Leader, Executive, Classic, and Connector tiers, plus the benefits below:

  • Gift a membership to a charity, minority or veteran-owned startup of your choice - includes public presentation.
  • Aknowleggment of your Stakeholder commitment - your logo rotating on OBP's website homepage for your membership year - linked to your company profile and website.
  • Tell your business story with inclusion in OBP's quarterly business highlight newsletter.
  • Complimentary inviatatin for you and your guests (2) to an OBP Leadersip Breakfast or Lunch.
  • Unlimited regional branches or up to five additional business profiles in the online Business Directory.

LEADER | $1,500

Work with the other influencers in our community. Watch as your team gets stronger as they are better informed.  Enjoy being among influential leaders who are shaping our community and region.  Leaders receive all the benefits of Executive, Classic, and Connector categories, plus the benefits below.

  • Reserved seat on the OBP Advisory Council  Exclusive!
  • Your logo rotating on the homepage of OBP's website as a Leader Member for six months with a link to your company profile and website.  New! 
  • Pair of complimentary tickets to Leadership Breakfasts.
  • Additional businesses or branches, up to three, listed in Business Directory
  • Personal membership representative to customize your membership plan


You can work with the other influencers in our community.  Enjoy being among influential leaders who are shaping our community and region. Executive members receive all the benefits of Classic and Connector categories plus the benefits below.

  • A complimentary reserved seat at OBP's Leadership Breakfast.
  • Your logo rotating on the homepage of OBP's website as an Executive member for three months with a link to your company profile and website.
  • Complimentary invitation to our Inspiring Women Series.
  • Company listed in up to two additional business categories.
  • Job postings on
  • Promotional table and inclusion on the leadership banner at OBP events.

CLASSIC | $350

 As a busy small business owner, it's hard to balance all the demands of your time and attention.  That's why OBP is committed to providing you services to grow your visibility, make you famous in the community, and give you better connections that will save you time and money.  Gain visibility without trading your time. Classic members receive all the services and benefits of the Connector category, plus the benewfits below.  (The Classic tier is for small brick and mortar businesses.)


  • Grand Opening celebrations and Ribbon cutting services to celebrate a new business and business growth.
  • Your business published in OBP's business highlight newsletter and on social media.
  • Highlighted business listing and SEO optimized business profile on 
  • $200 complimentary marketing and promotions package and access to discounted promotional packages - print, social media, video.

CONNECTOR | $200   &   CHARITABLE | $150

At OBP, we believe you deserve to find a room full of people just like you who can share your story and become an army of salespeople for you.  We understand how hard it is to get connected with the right people who can help you grow your business. (The Connector membership is primarily for home-based businesses, independent sales, free-lancers, contracted services, young professionals.)
  •  Business referrals exclusively for members.
  • Search-engine-optimized (SEO) business listing on helps your Google rankings.
  • Invitation to connecting and learning events.
  • Regular updates from OBP help you take advantage of business opportunities and insights.
  • Learn how to access the features of your membership at our member orientation programs.
  • Virutal OBP membership badge and window sticker to tell the comunity you're invested in Oberlin.
  • Members-only pricing at specific events.
  • Eligible for advertising on and OBP Social Media venues.


We are working every day to support local small businesses and to create activities that showcase our community and make you proud to live here. By becoming a Community Member, you will be kept informed through our monthly newsletter, targeted emails, and social media posts. Help OBP advance and promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin community by becoming a member and participating in community events.


  2.  Schedule an orientation with an OBP Staff person - 440-774-6262.
  3. Attend your first event and meet other people like you.
  4. Get the connections you need to feel capable and well-informed.
  5. Build relationships with other business owners who often become life-long friends.
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